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We are always looking for hard working, dedicated and enthusiastic people to join our team at Casa Hotel in every department. Casa has been voted in the top UK hotels for three years running by Trip Adviser along with many other desirable & prestigious awards.
We pride ourselves with having an excellent team behind the success of the hotel.

At Casa, we encourage career development and this is a great opportunity to further your experience in a highly awarded environment. If you are serious about starting a career in hospitality or have experience of working within hotels and are looking for your next career move, we welcome CV’s and covering letters explaining why you want to be part of our award winning team. Uniform provided along with great pay,  holidays and meals on duty.

We are currently recruiting for the below jobs, if you feel that your skills match our requirements, please contact the relevant head of department on their email address provided for more information. 

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Casa Hotel is an independently owned t 4-star hotel.  The hotel offers an outstanding dining experience in our 2-rosette award winning Cocina Restaurant and our authentically Spanish Barca Bar.  We use the finest cuts of meat and produce which arrive directly from the owner’s farm on the outskirts of Chesterfield.  Our beautiful sister hotel, The Peak Edge Hotel is based on the outskirts of Chesterfield towards Matlock and is right on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

Who we are looking for: –

If you are an experienced, enthusiastic, vibrant team player who thrives on the buzz of a bustling kitchen that has a family feel then Casa is the place for you.

We need someone who is keen to take responsibility for ensuring the delivery of high standards of cuisine within our 2-rosette restaurant delivering private dining and weddings to ultimately create fantastic memories for our guests.

As Chef de Partie you will work in our Cocina restaurant, Barca Bar and on conference and banqueting events. You will be confident working on all sections in the kitchen whilst also assisting with the supervision of the CDPs and Commis Chefs.

Your duties and responsibilities: – 

  • Ensure all food preparation meets our high standards
  • Prepare and present high-quality food
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
  • Prepare all mis-en-place for all relevant menus
  • Assist in positive outcomes from guests queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure food and produce is of a great quality and stored correctly
  • Contribute to controlling costs, improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
  • Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
  • Be environmentally aware

Our Key Requirements: – 

We are looking for an experienced Chef de Partie with plenty of experience working in hotel kitchens who is looking to progress their career into a Senior Chef de Partie position.

Knowledge of conference and banqueting up to 150 is preferable but not essential.

  • A minimum of 2 years of previous experience
  • Ability and desire to work as part of a close team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • NVQ Level 3 preferred but not essential
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Supervisory experience
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on your own initiative or in teams

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Previous kitchen experience in similar role
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • Knowledge of current food trends

What we will offer you: –

  • Starting salary of £18,500 per annum – negotiable dependent on experience
  • Subsidised modern accommodation
  • Laundered uniform and Birkenstock footwear
  • Meals on Duty
  • Paid Overtime over 45 hours per week
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff Discounts
  • Free parking
  • Excellent opportunities for progression
  • Brigade of support and kitchen staff

Casa is the Spanish word for ‘home’ and that is our aim, to create a welcoming atmosphere in which to relax or do business. A subtle Spanish theme runs through the hotel, helping to create a feeling of warmth combined with a touch of the exotic.

Quality abounds at Casa, right from the grand reception finished with Spanish marble, to the deluxe bedrooms decorated in warm, autumnal tones and boasting plush furnishings. Guests and visitors of Casa can also enjoy traditional Spanish tapas in the homely restaurant and there are numerous uniquely decorated bars to unwind in.

We are seeking a highly motivated Sous Chef to join a strong and dynamic team at our award-winning 100-bedroom, four-star hotel with busy meetings and events facilities, plus our highly regarded 2 AA Rosette restaurant Cocina.

We are proud to cook with locally sourced lamb, beef, pork and eggs from the hotel owners’ private farm on the outskirts of Chesterfield.

Your key areas of responsibility would be our Barca Bar, Cocina Restaurant and conference and banqueting. You will be given the freedom to create dishes to be served in all areas of the hotel and if suitable they will be included on the menus.  

If you love the buzz of a bustling kitchen that has a family feel then Casa is the place for you.

You must be positive and driven with a pro-active attitude. It is vital that you are friendly, approachable, and a real team player whilst also being a strong leader who can be relied upon to be professional and organised. You would be assisting in the management of the kitchen department looking after the main hotel kitchen efficiently, and ideally would be experienced in banqueting for large events. A strong work ethic is vital.

The Role 

  • To ensure that food preparation and quality is of the highest standard possible within the limits of budgeted profit targets with a view to maximising sales to guests and ensuring staff welfare.
  • Responsible for stock control; ensuring that stock levels are in line with Company requirements and to control food stocks each month in co-operation with Executive Chef.
  • Liaise with the Conference & Banqueting and Sales on menus.
  • To personally prepare special dishes as required.
  • To ensure that due diligence documentation, rotas and other working papers are efficiently completed within company guidelines
  • Fully aware of all requirements of health and safety in the kitchen
  • To put ideas forward and ensure a high standard across all food sectors within the kitchen.
  • Able to operate all sections of the kitchen
  • Menu planning and design
  • Rota management

Salary and Benefits

  • Starting salary of £24,000.00 to £26,000.00 per annum – negotiable dependent on experience
  • Subsidised modern accommodation
  • Laundered uniform and Birkenstock footwear
  • Meals on Duty
  • Paid Overtime over 45 hours per week
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff Discounts
  • Free parking
  • Excellent opportunities for progression
  • Brigade of support and kitchen staff

If you are looking for a role where you can thrive in a friendly environment with a fantastic work/life balance, doing what you love, then this really is an opportunity not to be missed.

Casa Hotel manages all its recruitment processes internally. No recruitment agency calls or enquiries please.